Campbell Soup Co. has been mentioned as a potential takeover target by a Brazilian investment firm, along with other well-known consumer brands. The Wall Street Journal reported that 3G Capital Partners recently raised $5 billion from …
Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading today, on track to end the week with a gain. Energy companies were the biggest laggard as the price of crude oil declined. Utilities also fell as …
U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Monday, capping a mostly quiet day of trading that eased the market back from record highs set late last week. Utilities and materials companies posted some of the biggest losses. Energy stocks led the …
RJR Nabisco's stock price gyrated yesterday as rumors filled a void of hard information on prospects for the auction of the huge food and tobacco company. The price swings were a barometer of the pressure that is building as the deadline …
This is the story of a company and its fortunate chief executive. Questcor Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company with a $4 billion market capitalization. Good things keep happening to Questcor in the middle of the month. Here’s
SAN FRANCISCO — Two U.S. lawmakers are asking federal regulators to open an investigation into stock sales that reaped a $25 million profit for Intel's CEO several weeks before the company disclosed a serious security flaw …
Facebook’s stock levitated nearly 30 percent on Thursday, to $34.36 a share, after a second-quarter earnings report that was far stronger than Wall Street had predicted. Securities analysts raised their revenue and profit estimates and stock
Whenever unflattering news comes out, President Trump resorts to one of two strategies: attack an unrelated culture-wars punching bag (NFL players, the media, "Crooked Hillary") or brag about the stock market. In the past month, he's
The disastrous opening weekend in the U.S. of Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” has left EuropaCorp with a hangover, as the Paris-based company saw its stock value drop by 8.31% by the close of trading on …